“Concorso di eleganza” at Villa d’Este

The spotlight has recently gone off on the “Concorso di eleganza di Villa d’Este, the event that has been one of the most iconic events dedicated to vintage cars since 1929. Unrivaled for its sumptuous setting and unparalleled hospitality, the Contest attracts connoisseurs and admirers from all over the world.

This year too, the Villa d’Este park, overlooking Lake Como, offered an idyllic setting to admire some of the most luxurious, unobtainable and best-preserved classic cars in the world.

Millions of euro cars, such as the Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Figoni 1932 that wins the prestigious Best of Show trophy in 2024.

Jonas Kaufmann, world-famous tenor and brand ambassador of BMW Group Classic, personally presented the Il Canto del Motore Trophy for the best engine sound. The jury awarded the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, Coupé, Touring Superleggera, 1960.

Among the VIP protagonists also Julie Mehretu: the well-known and highly esteemed artist designed the new car from the BMW Art Car Collection, namely the BMW M Hybrid V8 racing car, presented right here at the Concorso before competing, from June 12 to 16, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

To enrich the event, exclusively for guests of Villa d'Este, refined dinners, parties, welcome cocktails, champagne, the Night Party with the Festival of Lights.

Villa d'Este has been one of the most famous super luxury hotels in the world since 1873.

Hollywood stars have been at home here since the days of Greta Garbo and Clarke Gable, but even today the list of VIPs, singers (such as Madonna and Bruce Springsteen), actors (from Sharon Stone to Mel Gibson), directors (Woody Allen) who continue to choose it is endless.

The “Concorso di Eleganza” Villa d’Este is an absolutely unmissable experience, the perfect combination of automotive excellence, art, international jet set, grandeur of the setting and passion.